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Tribune Public Meeting

Tuesday, January 24 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Centralia Center | 220 3rd Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids

At last month’s public meeting, attendees heard fund development updates regarding the Tribune Building Project, and worked together to generate over 200 ideas for how each of us can play a role in fundraising efforts. Please join us Tuesday, January 24 to narrow down the ideas and begin the planning process to launch activities in 2017. RSVP here!

Meal provided | Call for childcare or transportation (715-818-6188)

Proposed School at Altenburg’s Farm – informational meeting

Wednesday, January 25 | 6:00 pm
Performing Arts Center of Wisconsin Rapids | 1801 16th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids
Altenburg’s Farm and Incourage invite the public to attend an event to learn more about the proposed School at Altenburg’s Farm and how they can participate in its future development. Harold Altenburg’s wish is to have Altenburg’s Farm continue to benefit the community beyond his lifetime. With his passion for youth and their development, his vision is to form a not-for-profit “farm school”. The goal of the school is to help young people develop life skills through on-farm learning; the farm will also continue to provide the products and activities the community has enjoyed for so many years.

What will happen at the event?

  • Hear more from Harold Altenburg and other interested stakeholders about his vision for The School at Altenburg’s Farm
  • Learn about the steps taken to date to make Harold’s vision a reality
  • “Call-to-action” to the public to get involved, including timeline and opportunities to participate

Who should attend?

  • People who share in Harold’s vision and want to ensure Altenburg’s Farm remains a part of the community
  • Parents, teens, farmers, teachers, business and institutional leaders, elected officials

Read the full press release and RSVP here!

Community for Us, By Us: A program to help engage community members to make an impact where they live, work and play.

To read the full August 9 report, click here.
To read notes from the second WIPPS meeting in June, view the blog here.
To read notes from the first WIPPS meeting in May, view the blog here or the summary document here.

Form 990 and Foundation Fundamentals

View videos from our August 18 workshop with Lara Kalwinski, Senior Counsel for Compliance & Policy at the Council on Foundations. Lara guided attendees through the Form 990 – the informational tax form most nonprofit organizations and foundations must file annually with the IRS – and shared the fundamentals of foundations.

DISCLAIMER: These presentations do not provide legal, tax or financial advice. Consequently we urge you to seek the advice of your own legal, tax or financial professionals in connection with exemption organization matters. This communication (including any attachments or handouts) is not intended or written to be used and cannot be used, for the purpose of avoiding tax-related penalties.

Tribune Building

Check out ways to get involved with the Tribune Building Project here.